Thursday, June 03, 2010
AG DOLL SLEEPING BAG
SIZE:About 9.5 by 20 inches including pillow
MATERIALS:Worsted weight yarn approximately 7.5 ounces
Small amount of Polyfil
I (5.5 mm) crochet hook
GAUGE: 4 sc = 1 inch, 4 rows = 1 inch
1. Read instructions all the way through before beginning.
2. When joining rounds pull the slipstitch tight.
3. Yarn used in sample is Red Heart Super Saver in Pink Camo.
Starting with pillow, ch 30
ROUND 1: Make 2 sc in 2nd chain from hook, sc in each chain (27) to last chain. Working over yarn tail for remainder of this round, 3 sc in last ch, work in opposite side of starting chain and sc in each of
ROUNDS 2-18: Sc in each sc around. Fold flat and make sure your last stitch of round
ROUND 19: Ch 1, turn, sc through both layers of pillow, over 20 sts. Place a small amount of fiberfill in pillow and continue to sc in remaining sts, adding Polyfil to fill pillow softly. That completes the first half of round 19. [30 sc]
Ch 30, being careful not to twist the ch, sc in first sc of round 19. [30 sc, 30 ch]
ROUND 20: Sc in each sc and chain around. DO NOT JOIN. [60 sc]
ROUND 21: Sc in each sc around. [60 sc]
ROUND 22: Beginning at side, *skip 1 sc, 3 dc (shell) in next st, skip 1 st, sc in next st. Repeat from * around. Join with slipstitch in last sc before the first shell. (15 shells)
ROUND 23: Ch 3 (counts as first dc), 2 dc in same st. *Sc in center st of shell, 3 dc in next sc. Repeat from * around, ending with sc in center of shell, slipstitch in top of ch 3. (15 shells)
ROUND 24: Slipstitch in next st, ch 1, sc in same st. *3 dc in sc, sc in center st of next shell. Repeat around ending with 3 dc in sc, slipstitch in beginning sc. (15 shells)
Repeat rounds 23 and 24, until sleeping bag measures about 14 inches from pillow. Ending with round 24.NEXT ROUND:Ch 1, *sc in 3 sts of shell, hdc in sc. Repeat from * around. Join with a slipstitch in first sc. (60 sts)CLOSING BOTTOM OF BAG:Fold flat, with pillow centered, matching sc. Slipstitch to folded edge. Ch 1, sc the two edges together.
Fasten off and weave in end.
Thank you for sharing your patterns and talents.
I think if you take it one instructions at a time, you can do it.
"Working over yarn tail for remainder of this round, 3 sc in last ch, work in opposite side of starting chain"